Dr. Carrol Krause

Provost (1974-78)

Dr_Carrol_Krause_cropped.jpgDr. Carrol Krause, became Provost of DSC on July 1, 1974 when DSC was administratively attached to the University of South Dakota.

He served as Provost of the University of South Dakota at Springfield since July of 1971 and was also Provost of University of South Dakota in Vermillion. His contributions to these colleges during a particularly trying period have been outstanding.

Dr. Krause was born at Petersburg, Nebraska, and graduated from Petersburg High School. Upon graduation from high school he entered the U.S. Army where he served with distinction while assigned to an artillery unit in Korea from 1954 to 1955.

He holds B.A.E. and M.S. Degrees from Wayne State College of Nebraska and an Ed. D Degree from the University of Nebraska. He attended the University of Minnesota and was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, during the 1970-71 school year.

Dr. Krause's previous experience in the field of education is extremely varied and includes the superintendent at Gresham and Yutan, Nebraska, High Schools, the high school principal at Mead, Nebraska, and a teaching position at Seward, Nebraska, Prior to become Provost of the University, he served as Chairman of the Division of Education and Psychology at the University of South Dakota at Springfield.

He was the Chairman of the State Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Family Training Center in Glasgow, Montana, member of the Board of Directors of the Mundt Foundation and Regional Representative for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, the Elks, the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce and the Springfield Development Corporation as well as numerous other fraternal, community and professional groups.

Dr. Krause and his wife, Joan, have six children and reside in Vermillion.



Taken from the DSC Commencement program May 13, 1978.